GMP 3 will handle the demolition of Runway 11R/29L, a runway used primarily by General Aviation, followed by a new, reconstructed runway, 12/30, as part of GMP 4. The primary GMP 3 scope of work includes demolition, clearing and grubbing, earthwork, storm drain, and fencing.
Granite’s Swan Plant, located within five miles of the project, will provide approximately 3,700 tons of bedding sand for the storm drain on the initial package.
“Granite has been working consistently at
"What truly excites me about this project is that, when it is completed, the airfield safety enhancement project will meet current federal safety standards established by the FAA," said Danette Bewley, President and CEO of TAA. "In addition, the redundancy of the parallel runways will serve the
This phase of the project is anticipated to begin November 2023 and expected to be completed April 2024.
Learn more about Granite’s aviation work here https://youtu.be/d2bSpg_XxS0?si=dhqKXY7wfMBGGaIj.
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